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BEYOND CONTACT A Guide to SETI and Communicating with Alien Civilizations by Brian McConnell - First Edition; First Printing - 2001 - from Ravenswood Books and Biblio.co.uk

BEYOND CONTACT A Guide to SETI and Communicating with Alien Civilizations

by Brian McConnell

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


O'Reilly & Associates. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 2001. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0596000375 . Book is ex-library but still in great condition, clean and tight, with only light wear overall - usual ex-lib type markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Description: "What do we need to know about to discover life in space?" --Frank Drake, 1961 In the early 1960s, Frank Drake, a young astronomer with the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) in Green Bank, West Virginia, developed what is now known as the "Drake Equation" in an effort to determine how many intelligent, communicative civilizations our galaxy could harbor. For forty years, the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) has combed the skies in search of signals from star systems within the galaxy. In this book, the author goes behind the scenes and examines what goes into the search for intelligent life.... (700) .


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